The former University of Tennessee head basketball coach Cuonzo Martin (now Cal’s lead man) discusses the two standouts from his Sweet 16 Volunteers squad.
First, junior power forward Jarnell Stokes was snatched in the early second round of the 2014 NBA Draft. Although originally taken by the Utah Jazz with the No. 35 pick, he was quickly aquired by his hometown Memphis Grizzlies...
With the 2014 NBA Draft officially over, let’s look at how the teams in the Southwest Division performed this evening.
New Orleans Pelicans
PICKS – None
ANALYSIS – None, since the Pelicans didn’t have any selections in this year’s draft.
GRADE – INCOMPLETE
PICKS - None
ANALYSIS - None, since the Mavericks didn’t have any selections in this year’s...
MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Jordan Adams drew crickets. Jarnell Stokes stoked a fan base.
The Memphis Grizzlies took UCLA sophomore Adams with their No. 22 pick in Thursday's NBA Draft, a pick questionable to some, but maybe not as questionable to those who look at his strengths -- and analytics -- that look like a good fit for Memphis' needs.
Stokes stays home thanks a second-round...
Jarnell Stokes is the best overall rebounder in the 2014 NBA Draft. He’s a 6-8 power forward who prides himself on playing a physical brand of basketball that’s both punishing and effective. If he is available at pick 33 on June 26, that would be a steal for the Cleveland Cavaliers. But I highly doubt he’ll still be on the board by then and most draft experts agree.
As a junior...
It’s sad to say, but the NBA season is officially over. Instead of trashing LeBron or drooling over the Spurs, it’s time to start looking towards next season. So, what’s next for the NBA champs and the Big 3? Let’s take a look.
The Spurs possess the 30th pick in the NBA Draft. As of now, CBS’ mock draft is predicting that the Spurs will select Jarnell Stokes...
MEMPHIS -- Jarnell Stokes makes no bones about it. He'd love to stay home and play for his favorite team. His trips around Memphis would now include his seat belt, and his FedExForum seat would be a big upgrade.
"I grew up watching them. I was a season-ticket holder in the nose bleed just three years ago," Stokes, the former Tennessee forward, said following a pre-draft...
Name: Jarnell Stokes Age: 20 School: Tennessee
Height: 6’8½ Weight: 262 Projected Position: PF
15.1 ppg, 10.6 rpg, 2.0 apg, 0.9 spg, 1.1 bpg, 2.6 tpg (32.4 minutes per game)
53.1 FG%, 69.6 FT%, 57.6 TS%, 53.1 eFG%
24.6 USG%, 15.3 ORB%, 23.1 DREB%, 19.2 TRB%
SKILLS & ATHLETIC BREAKDOWN
The Philadelphia 76ers have two lottery picks in the NBA Draft, and have scheduled workouts with three prospects for this weekend.
Chane Behanan will workout for the team Saturday and Rodney Hood and Jarnell Stokes will workout for the team on Sunday.
Hood is the best prospect of the trio. The 6-foot-8 small forward projects as a mid to late first round pick. He’s got a nice shooting...
Tariq Owens has committed to Tennessee as a member of the 2014 incoming class.
The 6-foot-9 power forward had previously signed with Ohio before head coach Jim Christian left for the Boston College job. Owens selected the Volunteers over Temple and UT-Martin.
Owens is rated as a three-star recruit and should have a chance to contribute immediately due to the losses of Jarnell Stokes...
Donnie Tyndall has landed his second commitment in as many weeks as the new head coach at Tennessee.
This time, it was Kevin Punter, who announced his decision on twitter on Monday morning.
Punter is a 6-foot-4 scoring guard form New York. He spent this past season with State Fair C.C. in Missouri. He was previously committed to the Tigers, but he reopened his recruitment when...
Just two weeks after turning down the Marquette job, the Tennessee athletics department announced Tuesday that third-year head coach Cuonzo Martin has left the Tennessee basketball team to take the same job at California-Berkley.
This comes after Martin’s most successful season not only with the Vols, but as a head coach in general as he led the team to his first Sweet 16, and...
After leading the Tennessee Volunteers' program to the NCAA Tournament's Sweet 16 for the first time since 2010, coach Cuonzo Martin is heading west. Martin has accepted the head coaching position at California, according to multiple media outlets.
Athletic director Dave Hart is holding a press conference at Thompson-Boling Arena this afternoon and is expected to make the...
On Friday afternoon Jarnell Stokes confirmed what most believed he would do upon the completion of Tennessee’s basketball season, and declared for the 2014 NBA Draft.
Stokes will depart from the Vols after his most successful season in his three year, technically two-and-a-half year, career with Tennessee, after averaging nearly 15 points and 10 rebounds this season.
Jarnell Stokes is bypassing his senior season at Tennessee to enter the NBA draft.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Jarnell Stokes has decided to bypass his senior season at Tennessee to enter the NBA draft.
Jarnell Stokes will forego his senior season at Tennessee and enter the 2014 NBA Draft.
Stokes was a first-team All-SEC selection as a junior this year. He owns or shares 10 Tennessee statistical records.
"I have made the decision to forgo my senior season and enter the NBA draft," Stokes said in a statement Friday. "I will always be a Vol for Life."
Tennessee junior Jarnell Stokes has scheduled a press conference on campus for Friday afternoon, at which point he's planning to announce that he'll enter the 2014 NBA Draft, multiple sources told CBSSports.com on Thursday night.
Stokes averaged 15.1 points and 10.6 rebounds this season while earning First Team All-SEC honors and leading the Vols to the Sweet 16. The 6-foot...
The Tennessee Vols’ season came to an abrupt end on Friday night when they lost a heart breaker to Michigan in the Sweet 16.
Most thought the biggest question facing the Vols’ offseason was if junior forward Jarnell Stokes would return for his senior season. However, the Vols may have to replace much more than a powerful post player in their rotation.
Just a day removed from...
INDIANAPOLIS -- Did the offensive foul in the final seconds of overtime in the Wisconsin-Arizona game look familiar?
To at least a couple fan bases, it probably did.
It certainly did to one of the NCAA tournament's most valuable players.
Just seconds after Arizona's Nick Johnson was called for charging with 3.2 seconds left in overtime of the West Regional final and his team...
Tennessee’s stunning comeback against Michigan in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament Friday fell short after forward Jarnell Stokes was called for a controversial charge with six seconds left in the game. The Vols were down by 10 with under four minutes to play and rallied to make it a 1-point game with 13 […]
INDIANAPOLIS -- Dayton's run to the Elite Eight has been one of the great stories of the NCAA tournament.
Another great story started in Dayton at the First Four.
The latest team to come out of the at-large play-in games at the First Four at the University of Dayton Arena is Tennessee, which plays Michigan tonight in the Sweet 16. The Vols won the No. 11 seed in the Midwest by...
For the first time since 2010, Tennessee basketball will make an appearance in the Sweet 16.
Despite an up-and-down season the Vols have pulled it together as of late to make one of the more impressive runs in the tournament as of late. Their latest victim was a little redemption from last season’s NIT first round game against Mercer.
Tennessee disposed of the Bears by an impressive...
One of the Midwest Region’s final four teams has been a force all season long. Another is just rounding into shape at the perfect time. Michigan won the Big Ten regular season this year behind star sharpshooter Nik Stauskas. Tennessee has been beating teams around the rim with double-double machine Jarnell Stokes, as well as a trio of talented guards. The winner of this one will...
Tennessee came to Tobacco Road and turned it into “Raleigh Top.”
Jarnell Stokes had 17 points and a career-high-tying 18 rebounds, and the Vols denied Mercer a second straight upset in the NCAA Tournament by routing the Bears 83-63 on Sunday night.
Josh Richardson had a career-high 26 points, and Antonio Barton had 18 for the 11th-seeded Tennessee (24-12), which outrebounded...
It only takes one to start a trend. Tennessee junior forward Jarnell Stokes took questions in the locker room after the Vols’ victory over Mercer in the third round of this year’s NCAA Tournament donning some Google Glass eyewear. We have no idea what purpose it served him, but reporters sure seemed to like it.
Jarnell Stokes wearing google glasses? pic.twitter.com/q1fJYmjYRQ...